All-inclusive resorts are music to a parent’s ears. You don’t have to worry about cooking every meal, there’s day-to-night entertainment, you’re surrounded by stunning beaches, and you can even find time to relax…alone (thanks, kid’s clubs).

So if you’re starting to think about what your summer escape will look like this year, this is your sign to finally book an all-inclusive trip.

Read on for our six of the best all-inclusive resort for kids across Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica that provide everything you need for your dream vacation.

For the memory makers: Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta

Nestled along the stunning coast of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta offers a picturesque beachfront getaway—the perfect backdrop for your family’s next holiday card! Catering to families seeking quality time and unforgettable experiences, the resort boasts a vibrant atmosphere with loads of entertainment that’ll keep everyone in good spirits.

  • Why families love it: Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta provides a perfect blend of relaxation and adventure for families. Parents will appreciate the luxurious accommodations and variety of dining options, while kids will love the exciting activities and amenities tailored just for them.
  • Stand-out feature: Love a roster full of non-stop fun? The Hyatt Ziva is the family destination for you. One night, enjoy the sounds of a live mariachi band, and the next, have a blast doing karaoke. Additional day and night activities include themed parties, Bohemia art and music experiences, and themed parties, and dancing fiestas.
  • Family-friendly amenities: The little ones deserve to play and relax in the sunshine, too. The Hyatt Ziva’s kids club offers supervised activities for children ages 4 to 12, including arts and crafts, games, swimming, and nature activities. There’s also a children’s splash pool and seasonal turtle program.
  • Special dining options: With ten on-site bars, restaurants, and lounges, Hyatt Ziva Puerto Vallarta caters to all tastes and dietary needs. And yes, that includes your kids’ crazy special requests; just make sure to let their staff know so they can best accommodate your family.
  • Parent tip: Head to the resort’s beloved Ratatouille dinner with a movie night. Not only can you screen this gastronomic film, but you and your kiddos will be served dishes from the movie at the same time they appear on screen!

For the modern voyagers: Wyndham Alltra Cancun

Wyndham Alltra Cancun is a premier, all-inclusive resort located in the heart of Cancun, Mexico. The resort is a great option for families looking for a modern escape that delivers quality and variety without breaking the bank. With a focus on diverse amenities that’ll keep the whole clan busy, Wyndham Alltra Cancun has both a kid’s and teen’s club, a kids’ pool, and a kiddie waterpark (sign us up!).

  • Why families love it: Families will love the all-inclusive convenience and the array of activities available for all ages. From the kids’ club to the kiddie waterpark and teen activities, there’s something for everyone.
  • Stand-out feature: Parents, get ready for a dinner with just you and your S.O. Wyndham Alltra Cancun offers babysitting services.
  • Family-friendly amenities: At Camp Alltra, kids three- to 12-year-olds can enjoy all-day programming, whereas the teen’s club, Hashtag, has arcade games, virtual reality, and table games for big kids from 13 to 17 years old. We love the resort’s kiddie waterpark that’s complete with a pirate ship and medieval castle, and a total of seven waterslides and two splash zones.
  • Special dining options: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all taken care of for you at the Wyndham Alltra’s café, buffet, and four specialty restaurants. Treat little ones to the candy shop or the two snack spots for a pick-me-up throughout the day.
  • Parent tip: Upon booking, plan your days with the digital concierge to make the most of on-site activities and relaxing amenities, like the popular pool cabanas and spa treatments.

For the paradise retreaters: Hilton Rose Hall

Calling all moms and dads, Hilton Rose Hall in Montego Bay, Jamaica, is your ultimate exotic getaway. Set across 400 acres of tropical paradise, this resort offers everything you need for a vacation that’ll melt away stress the minute you arrive. From the private beach and thrilling Sugar Mill Falls Water Park to a variety of dining options to satisfy even the pickiest eaters, Hilton Rose Hall has it all.

  • Why families love it: Parents and independent kiddos can enjoy the day at their pace at Hilton Rose Hall. Kids can find their version of fun (with staff supervision, of course!) at the Sugar Mill Falls Water Park and the kid’s or teen’s club, as mom and dad wind down at the spa. Plus, there’s even a daycare if you have little ones in tow.
  • Stand-out feature: In search of some much-needed R&R. Take advantage of the resort’s kid’s and teen’s clubs and supervised activities that’ll give you time to relax while your children have fun in a safe environment.
  • Family-friendly amenities: For thrill and excitement, children and teens can head to the kids’ clubs for swimming, volleyball, basketball, and daily activities.
  • Special dining options: Six dining options cater to all dietary restrictions, food allergies, and preferences at Hilton Rose Hall. Both Moonstone and Mangoes (a.k.a. the resort’s breathtaking, beach-front restaurants) serve up pizzas, sandwiches, and street food for any picky eaters in your group.
  • Parent tip: Take time to explore the local area outside of the resort for a more immersive experience. Whether it’s a cultural excursion, a nature hike, or a visit to any nearby attractions, these one-on-one bonding moments will add depth to your family vacation experience.

For the savvy sojourns: Jewel Palm Beach

Indulge in all the glory of a tropical respite without the hefty price tag at Jewel Palm Beach. This budget-friendly resort is perfectly situated along the gorgeous beach of Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and is filled with a plethora of things to do for family members of all ages. Toss in a handful of specialty restaurants, buffets, and snack spots, and you’ll feel like royalty—and without having to put a dent in your wallet.

  • Why families love it: From sunup to sundown, there’s always something happening at Jewel Palm Beach. Families can try their hand at dancing and Spanish classes, party on the beach, or experience spectacular live musical performances.
  • Stand-out feature: The more pools the merrier! At Jewel Palm Beach, guests have access to four pools with swim-up bars for poolside cocktails. Young swimmers also love having their very own pool, too.
  • Family-friendly amenities: Families appreciate the all-inclusive convenience, variety of dining options, and the range of activities available for little ones as young as three and teens as big as 17. Toddlers can hang out at the splash pad, while school-aged kids will appreciate the kid’s club’s video games, crafts, and beach camping adventures. Teens, on the other hand, will get a kick out of archery, the batting cages, and an on-site gym.
  • Special dining options: Choose from five restaurants that specialize in Mexican, Asian, Italian, and French cuisines, as well as a café, several buffets, and snack spots to fill your bellies and satisfy cravings morning through night.
  • Parent tip: Plan your trip with ample time to enjoy excursions outside the resort. The area is brimming with city tours, sailing adventures, fishing trips, and shopping, with pick-ups and drop-offs organized by the concierge.

For the splash clan: Hilton La Romana Family

Escape to a world of bliss and aquatic adventure at Hilton La Romana Family in the Dominican Republic. This all-inclusive resort is designed with water-loving families in mind, thanks to its range of water activities and motorized water sports. Back on land, there are pool games, Spanish and merengue lessons (essentially, the Latin two-step!), beach volleyball, ping pong, and a variety of board games.

  • Why families love it: Set on an eco-friendly beach and surrounded by a tropical jungle, Hilton La Romana Family offers sea seekers windsurfing, catamarans, kayaks, snorkeling, and even a diving clinic. For those seeking a little more exhilaration, the resort also offers open water diving, boating, fishing excursions, and motorized water sports for an additional fee.
  • Family-friendly amenities: What truly sets Hilton La Romana Family apart is their commitment to personalized service and tailor-made experiences, ensuring that every moment of your stay is filled with luxury, relaxation, and excitement for you and your children.
  • Special dining options: Whether your family has a favorite cuisine or looking to try something new, the resort’s six dining options offer options, from Italian to South American food. We recommend the buffet for even your most particular diners, with over five stations catering to different tastes.
  • Parent tip: Dads, we’ve got some news you might want to know. Some of the Dominican Republic’s best golf courses are within 20 minutes of the resorts, such as La Estancia, Dye Forem, and Teeth of the Dog.

For the luxe jet-setters: Jewel Grande

Experience the pinnacle of luxury at Jewel Grande in Montego Bay, Jamaica, which is a postcard that’s come to life. The serene setting oozes with self-indulgence, welcoming little ones to arcade games and table games at the kids’ clubs, and parents to rejuvenation at their award-winning spa. Dive into our splash pads for a family-friendly adventure or unwind by the pool with a refreshing drink.

  • Why families love it: Families can’t get enough of the spacious accommodations that are spread across three distinct buildings that can suit all needs. The resort provides roomy ocean-view junior suites, ideal for smaller families seeking a cozy retreat, whereas larger families or groups can book the one and two-bedroom suites. For those seeking the ultimate luxury experience, Jewel Grande offers luxurious two-bedroom penthouses and fabulous three-bedroom villas with upscale amenities and stunning views.
  • Stand-out feature: With a focus on luxury and comfort for families, Jewel Grande promises a balance of exclusive experiences and family-friendly offerings. So much so, the spa even offers specialized teen treatments and massages. Talk about the best of both worlds for bigger kids alike!
  • Family-friendly amenities: Jewel Grande offers a range of family-friendly amenities, with the kid’s club and teen lounge being popular choices for young guests. The kid’s club doesn’t skimp on entertainment with its fun-size soccer field, table tennis, pool tables, a beachfront play area, splash pad, and jungle gym.
  • Special dining options: Parents, say goodbye to tears over what’s for dinner. Jewel Grande has you covered with an array of dining options to please the whole family, from five specialty dining restaurants, a buffet, and a café. Kids will be wowed by the juice bar for a lunchtime refreshment and the ice cream parlor for a sweet end to the night.
  • Parent tip: Make the most of your visit by staying in one of the villas that wouldn’t be complete without butler service.

Now that you have a handy list of the best all-inclusive resorts for kids, all that’s left to do is to book your number one choice and start packing!

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